Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Essaouira, Morocco
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Essaouira...
Essaouira is a surf spot in Morocco.
The water temperature around Essaouira is nearly constant during the year.
The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.2°F) in July up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Essaouira is located in the northern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature at Essaouira?
The current water temperature in the month of March at Essaouira is ca:
Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Essaouira?
Yes, there are other surf spots close to Essaouira. The nearest one is Sidi Kaouki, which is just 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Essaouira. Click here
for more information on Sidi Kaouki and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Essaouira is Tafadna
, which is approximately 27.8km (17.3miles) away.
Are there sandy beaches near by?
There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Essaouira. The closest decent beach is Essaouira
, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Essaouira. Another gorgeous beach near Essaouira is Agadir
, which is ca 74.4km (46.2miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Essaouira?
The average sea temperature at Essaouira is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with very little changes during the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Essaouira. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are June, July, and August. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.
How is the diving and fishing close to Essaouira?
Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at Essaouira are always cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Essaouira: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Essaouira...
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in Spain, the city Vestby
in Norway, and the city Vrakhati
in Greece have in common with Essaouira? Click on the links to find out...